Janet Kirshner 


Bachelor’s Degree: Elementary Education, Louisiana State University, 1978

Master’s Degree: Curriculum and Instruction, Louisiana State University, 1988

Email: jkirshner@lsu.edu



Janet Kirshner taught first grade in East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools for eighteen years. She served three terms as President of the local affiliate of the Louisiana Association of Educators/National Education Association and three terms on the LAE Board of Directors.  Kirshner was appointed to numerous state panels charged with creating and revising teacher evaluation programs for the state of Louisiana. She was twice elected as the teacher voting member on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board’s Instructional Services Committee.
Kirshner joined the faculty as an Instructor and University Supervisor in 2007.  Her interests and areas of expertise include teacher preparation, supervision of student teachers and emerging literacy. Kirshner’s teaching assignments have included supervising student teachers and teaching the course on Planning, Managing, and Evaluating School Instruction.